§ Mr. Clay
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a table showing the relationship of domestic rates to net equivalent household190W income, assuming a 100 per cent. rate rebate broken down in to (i) income bands of under £75, £75 to £100, £100, to £150, £150 to £200, £200 to £250, £250 to £300, £300 to £350, £350 to £400, £400 to £500 and over £500, all showing how many households fall into each income band and (ii) decile groups, showing how many households fall into each decile group.
§ Mr. Gummer
[holding answer 13 February 1989]: No. I have published illustrative community charge figures together with comparative figures for domestic rates on the basis of the latest tax and benefit rates. I have not been prepared to proceed by hypothetical example—either in forecasting the future or by "what-if" versions of history.